John Andrastek, Principal

975 S Snelling Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55116

(651) 293-8950 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

  • IB World School Logo Small teams of students and staff make our school a place where middle school students experience a strong sense of belonging and connection. Our WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) program develops eighth grade students into leaders and mentors to our sixth graders, supporting them in a successful transition to middle school. This is Highland Park Middle School.

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Give to The Max Day HPMS • Dia de dar al máximo HPMS

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    Current 5th grade families interested in a daytime tour of Highland Park Middle School will be able to do so on one of the dates below.  Tours run from 8:45-9:30am.   Registration is required for this event.  Click  HERE to register for a school tour. Highland Park Middle School does not offer a student shadow option.

    Tour #1 - Wednesday, December 13
    Tour #2 - Friday,  December 15
    Tour #3 - Friday,  January 19
    Tour #4 - Wednesday, January 24
    Families are also invited to our showcase night on Thursday, January 17th, from 6:00 - 7:30 pm.  During the showcase, families are provided a brief introduction to the Highland Middle School community.  Families will then have the opportunity to visit 6th grade classrooms, meet teachers and support staff, and learn about middle school opportunities.  No registration is required for the Showcase Night event.
    In the meantime, feel free to check out the Highland Park parent information folder and watch this video to learn about all we have to offer students at Highland Park Middle School!
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Engagement + Enrichment = Education


    Teaming is generally considered the heart and soul of the middle school model. Highland Park Middle implements core subject teaming that consists of four teachers who share a group of students.

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    From athletics to Lego Leagues, HPMS is proud of the many after school activities that are provided. These programs are meant to offer students an opportunity to engage in activities they have interests in.

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    All school documents can be translated or interpreters made available upon request. Todos los documentos pueden ser traducidos o interpretados oralmente si usted lo solicita.

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    Please call (651)744-3393, the HPMS Attendance Line, or send an email to, when your child is unable to come to school. Please state your name, your child's name, and the reason your child is unable to attend that day.

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School Profile

John Andrastek
  • Principal Andrastek

    John Andrastek has been honored to serve as the principal at Highland Park Middle School (HPMS) since 2022 and served as assistant principal at HPMS for 5 years prior to that. He has been with Saint Paul Public Schools in various leadership positions since 2005. Prior to his leadership roles, Principal Andrastek, or "Mr. A.," was a classroom teacher in Minneapolis Public Schools for 10 years.

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    Highland Park Middle School
    975 S Snelling Ave.
    Saint Paul, MN 55116

    Phone: (651) 293-8950
    Fax: (651) 293-8953
    Hours: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
    : 651-744-3393 or
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